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Makoa
Makoa Thumbnail.png
Summary
Title: The Ancient
Class: Class Front Line Icon.png Front Line
Release Date: August 4, 2016
Cost: 30000 Currency Gold.png or 200 Currency Crystals.png
Voice lines: Makoa voice lines
Voice Actor: Brad Venable
Statistics
Health: 4500
Movement Speed: 350

Makoa is one of the Champions in Paladins.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Once the dedicated protector of an island home of the Ska'drin, the ancient Makoa has now been summoned to wage war against the Magistrate on the mainland. Though he hopes to one day return to the islands, he fears that the unappeased volcanoes will rend them asunder in his absence.

In the meantime, however, he brings both the fury of the ocean and the indomitable resilience of the tortoise spirit, as well as various naval implements, to bear against those who would defile the natural world.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Makoa is a front line champion able to soak up large amounts of damage and a wide hitbox, making him ideal for defending his allies from enemy fire. His cannon shots are quite slow and have a steep drop off of trajectory and damage but can still be dangerous. Dredge Anchor allows Makoa to pull in enemy champions to leave them at the mercy of his teammates. Shell Shield spawns a large, round shield around Makoa for a duration, while Shell Spin allows him to quickly reposition himself even while his shield is active. Makoa's ultimate skill, Ancient Rage, will increase his maximum health, fully heal him and change his weapon shots for wide melee attacks that can hit multiple targets per swing, making it an ideal skill for turning the tides of battle around.

Skills[edit | edit source]

Cannon

Direct Damage

A salvaged ship cannon that fires one 650 damage cannon ball every 1 second. Effective at Short Range.

Ability Placeholder LMB.png

Details

  • Gain 1-2.5% ultimate charge on hit, based on damage dealt
  • Has a projectile speed of 250.
  • Has an effective range of 60.
  • Has dynamic damage fall off.
  • Has an ammo count of 4.
  • Has a reload time of 1.3s.

Dredge Anchor

Direct Damage

Hurl your anchor and reel in an unsuspecting enemy.

Ability Placeholder RMB.png
Cooldown Icon White.png 11

Details

  • Deals 100 damage when it hits.
  • Can be used while Ancient Rage is active.
  • The endpoint of the pulled target will stop updating once they are within 8 ft of Makoa.

Shell Shield

 

Project a 6000 health shield that blocks enemy fire for 4 seconds.

Ability Placeholder Q.png
Cooldown Icon White.png 16

Details

  • Forms a sphere shaped shield that is attached to him.
  • Has an activation time of 0.1s.
  • Makoa is unable to attack while channeling the shield.
  • The cooldown won't start until the shield is destroyed or despawns.
  • Can be interrupted by hard Crowd Control effects.
  • Can be cancelled early by re-activating the skill.
  • Cannot be used while airborne.

Shell Spin

Area Damage

Retreat into your shell and spin forward, knocking back enemies in your path.

Ability Placeholder F.png
Cooldown Icon White.png 12

Details

  • Gain 1% ultimate charge per enemy hit.
  • Deals 150 damage to enemies hit.
  • Can be used while Shell Shield and Ancient Rage are active.

Ancient Rage (Ultimate)

Area Damage

Call on the powers of the Ancients. Drop Your cannon and swing your anchor, dealing 650 damage a hit. In addition, increase your health by 5000. Lasts 8s.

Ability Placeholder E.png

Details

  • Has a cast time of 0.3 seconds.
  • Also restores Makoa to full health after finish the casting time.
  • Makoa swings his anchor every 0.8 seconds.
  • Anchor swings hit all targets in a large melee area in front of him, and have gradual damage falloff.
  • Can be cancelled early by re-activating the skill.

Talents[edit | edit source]

Talent Makoa Pluck.png Pluck

Gain 65% bonus damage on your first shot after hitting an enemy with Dredge Anchor.

Talent Makoa HalfShell.png Half Shell

Shell Shield is now placed on the ground, is not Channeled, and lasts 2s longer.

Talent Makoa DaveyJonesLocker.png Davey Jones Locker

If your victim dies within 4s of being hit by Dredge Anchor, the cooldown is reset.

Talent Makoa Leviathan.png Leviathan

Increase your Maximum Health by 1200 and gain CC Immunity during Ancient Rage.

Cards[edit | edit source]

This is a list with all cards available to Makoa:

Name Image Description Cooldown
Ancient Resolve Card Ancient Resolve.png Increase the duration of your shield by {0.5|0.5} seconds.
Barrier Reef Card Barrier Reef.png For every 3000 damage absorbed reduce the cooldown of Shell Shield by {1|1} second.
Carapace Card Carapace.png Increase the Health of Shell Shield by {250|250}.
Crashing Wave Card Crashing Wave.png Shell Spin's Cooldown is reduced by {1|1}s if it hits an enemy.
Determination Card Determination.png Gain {14|14}% Crowd Control Reduction.
Ebb and Flow Card Ebb and Flow.png Upon reaching 40% health the Cooldown of Shell Spin is reduced by {20|20}%. 30
Harden Card Harden.png Gain {5|5}% Damage Reduction for 2s after hitting an enemy with Dredge Anchor.
Lighter Cannonballs Card Lighter Cannonballs.png Gain {7|7}% Reload speed.
Rampage Card Rampage.png Gain {8|8}% Movement Speed for 6s after getting an elimination.
Salvage Card Salvage.png Activating Dredge Anchor generates 1 Ammo every .5s for {0.5|0.5}s.
Sea Legs Card Sea Legs.png Gain {6|6}% lifesteal after hitting an enemy with Dredge Anchor.
Spring Tide Card Spring Tide.png Shell Spin heals you for {250|250} if it hits an enemy.
Strongarm Card Strongarm.png Reduce the Cooldown of Dredge Anchor by {0.5|0.5}s.
Surf Card Surf.png Increase the distance Shell Spin travels by {10|10}%.
Tidal Grace Card Tidal Grace.png Heal for {50|50} Health per second during Shell Shield.
Tsunami Card Tsunami.png For 2s after using Shell Spin you gain {8|8}% Movement Speed.

Pre-Built Loadout[edit | edit source]

Voice Packs[edit | edit source]

Makoa

(Common)

Makoa Voice Default.png


Volcanic

(Epic)

Makoa Voice Volcanic.png


Plushy

(Epic)

Makoa Voice Plushy.png


Dutchman

(Epic)

Makoa Voice Dutchman.png


Akuma

(Epic)

Makoa Voice Akuma.png


Cosmetic Items[edit | edit source]

These are the Cosmetic Items currently available for Makoa:

Champion Skins[edit | edit source]

Default Makoa


Makoa Collection Default Makoa Icon.png

Makoa Thumbnail.png


Montego

(Common)

Makoa Collection Montego Icon.png

Makoa Montego.png

30000 Currency Gold.png or 160 Currency Crystals.png
(Montego Collection)

Barrier Wreath

(Rare, Exclusive)

Makoa Accessories Barrier Wreath Icon.png

Makoa Accessories Barrier Wreath.png

Festive Chest.png

Plushy

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Collection Plushy Icon.png

Makoa Plushy.png

Cuddly

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Collection Cuddly Icon.png

Makoa Cuddly.png

Dutchman

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Collection Dutchman Icon.png

Makoa Dutchman.png

Prosperous

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Collection Prosperous Icon.png

Makoa Prosperous.png

Diamond Chest.png or Lunar Chest.png

Akuma

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Collection Akuma Icon.png

Makoa Akuma.png

Volcanic

(Epic, Limited)

Makoa Collection Volcanic Icon.png

Makoa Volcanic.png

Unlocked by reaching player level 30 during the Beta
(Volcanic Collection)

Obsidian Makoa

(Rare, Mastery)

Makoa Collection Obsidian Makoa Icon.png

Makoa Obsidian Makoa.png

30000 Currency Gold.png or 160 Currency Crystals.png at Mastery Level 14
(Obsidian Makoa Collection)

Cosmic Makoa

(Epic, Mastery)

Makoa Collection Cosmic Makoa Icon.png

Makoa Cosmic Makoa.png

40000 Currency Gold.png or 200 Currency Crystals.png at Mastery Level 20
(Cosmic Makoa Collection)

Weapon Skins[edit | edit source]

Default Cannon


Makoa Weapon Default Icon.png


Montego Cannon

(Common)

Makoa Weapon Montego Cannon Icon.png

30000 Currency Gold.png or 160 Currency Crystals.png
(Montego Collection)

Comrade's Cannon

(Rare, Exclusive)

Makoa Weapon Comrade's Cannon Icon.png

World Wide Chest.png

Lunar Cannon

(Rare, Exclusive)

Makoa Weapon Lunar Cannon Icon.png

Lunar Chest.png

Plushy Cannon

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Weapon Plushy Cannon Icon.png

Cuddly Cannon

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Weapon Cuddly Cannon Icon.png

Snow Cannon

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Weapon Snow Cannon Icon.png

Festive Chest.png

Dutchman's Broadside

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Weapon Dutchman's Broadside Icon.png

Akuma's Soul Crusher

(Epic, Exclusive)

Makoa Weapon Akuma's Soul Crusher Icon.png

Volcanic Crag Cannon

(Legendary, Limited)

Makoa Weapon Volcanic Crag Cannon Icon.png

Unlocked by reaching player level 30 during the Beta
(Volcanic Collection)

Obsidian Cannon

(Rare, Mastery)

Makoa Weapon Obsidian Cannon Icon.png

30000 Currency Gold.png or 160 Currency Crystals.png at Mastery Level 14
(Obsidian Makoa Collection)

Cosmic Cannon

(Epic, Mastery)

Makoa Weapon Cosmic Cannon Icon.png

40000 Currency Gold.png or 200 Currency Crystals.png at Mastery Level 20
(Cosmic Makoa Collection)

Golden Cannon

(Legendary, Mastery)

Makoa Weapon Golden Cannon Icon.png

Rewarded at Champion Mastery Level 50

Emotes[edit | edit source]

Break Dance

(Legendary, Exclusive)

Makoa Emote Icon.png

Rise of Furia
(Roaming Emote)

Makoa Mastery Emote

(Rare, Mastery)

Makoa Emote Icon.png

15000 Currency Gold.png or 60 Currency Crystals.png at Mastery Level 9
(Coin number reflects the player's Mastery Level)

MVP Poses[edit | edit source]

Default


Makoa MVP Icon.png

Makoa Thumbnail.png


Stoic

(Rare, Exclusive)

Makoa MVP Icon.png

Makoa MVP Stoic.png

Colossal Chest.png or Booty Box Chest.png

Makoa Mastery Pose

(Rare, Mastery)

Makoa MVP Icon.png

Makoa MVP Makoa Mastery Pose.png

10000 Currency Gold.png or 40 Currency Crystals.png at Mastery Level 5
(Coin number reflects the player's Mastery Level)

Videos[edit | edit source]

Champion Teaser[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The names of Makoa's recolor skins (Montego, Aruba and Bahama) are a reference to the song Kokomo by The Beach Boys.
  • One of Makoa's Dredge Anchor quotes. "Get over here!", is a quote from Scorpion, a character from the Mortal Kombat franchise.
  • One of Makoa's jokes, "What do you mean "cowabunga"?", is a reference to an iconic quote spoken by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
  • One of Dutchman Makoa's jokes, "Release the kraken-ha-ha!.. Hey, where's the kraken?", is a reference to Poseidon from Smite, another game by Hi-Rez Studios.
  • He and Barik are voiced by the same voice actor.

Changelog[edit | edit source]

Paladins Beta Version 0.62.2219.2 (November 2, 2017)
  • General
  • Base Health reduced from 4800 to 4500.
  • Legendary Cards
  • Pluck
  • Damage bonus reduced from 80% to 70%.
  • Leviathan
  • Health increased from 1500 to 1800.


Paladins Beta Version 0.61.2189 (October 18, 2017)

  • Ability Ancient Rage.png Ancient Rage
  • Fixed a bug where if Makoa's health was below 4800 when Ancient Rage ended he would lose additional health.
  • Fixed Makoa able to use Ult while silenced from Torvald.


Paladins Beta Version 0.60.2150 (October 4, 2017)

  • General
  • Fixed Chain distorting while mounted.
  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Fixed abilities locking out a second time after hooking an enemy.
  • Cards
  • Salvage
  • Now grants ammo on firing Dredge Anchor instead of hitting with Dredge Anchor.
  • Legendary Cards
  • Pluck
  • Now only affects your first shot after firing.


Paladins Beta Version 0.57.2045 (August 23, 2017)

  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Fixed a bug where shooting your weapon before hooking someone could cancel the hook.


Paladins Beta Version 0.56.2014 (August 9, 2017)

  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Fixed a bug where Makoa could spin to trap players in the hook for longer than intended. Makoa's pull will no longer update its endpoint once the target is within 8 ft of Makoa.
  • Cards
  • Ebb and Flow
  • Fixed an issue where Makoa's Ebb and Flow IV didn't have a proper internal cooldown.


Paladins Beta Version 0.55.1992.3 (July 26, 2017)

  • WeaponAttack Makoa Icon.png Cannon
  • Increased minimum damage at maximum falloff from 30% to 40%.
  • Ability Ancient Rage.png Ancient Rage
  • Melee swings during Ancient Rage now act as a weapon attack.
  • Cards
  • Ebb and Flow
  • Will no longer go on cooldown when Shell Spin is already available.


Paladins Beta Version 0.54.1958.1 (July 12, 2017)

  • Legendary Cards
  • Leviathan
  • Grants CC immunity during Ancient Rage.


Paladins Beta Version 0.53.1938 (June 28, 2017)

  • General
  • Improvements made to weapon fire feel.
  • Increased projectile speed from 185 to 250.
  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Fixed a bug where Dredge anchor was ending its travel to the left of the crosshair at maximum range. Dredge Anchor will now converge with the crosshair at maximum range.
  • Ability Shell Shield.png Shell Shield
  • Fixed a bug where Shell Shield wasn't showing up for other players in certain scenarios.


Paladins Beta Version 0.52.1903 (June 14, 2017)

  • Ability Shell Shield.png Shell Shield
  • Shell Shield Activation time reduced from 0.3 seconds to 0.1.
  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Can once again hook Androxus during Reversal.


Paladins Beta Version 0.50.1832 (May 17, 2017)

  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Cooldown increased from 9 to 11.
  • Ability Ancient Rage.png Ancient Rage
  • Makoa will now gain increased health after 0.3s instead of 0.5s.
  • Now has gradual damage falloff.


Paladins Beta Version 0.49.1796.2 (May 3, 2017)

  • Legendary Cards
  • Half Shell
  • Shell Shield will now start it's cooldown timer once it is destroyed or despawns.


Paladins Beta Version 0.48.1768.1 (April 19, 2017)

  • Ability Ancient Rage.png Ancient Rage
  • Fixed a bug where getting stunned during the first half second of the ultimate would heal you to full but not consume the ultimate.
  • Makoa must now finish the casting time of Ancient Rage before gaining the increased health.


Paladins Beta Version 0.47.1740 (April 5, 2017)

  • Ability Shell Spin.png Shell Spin
  • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.
  • Fixed a bug where this ability was not properly mitigated by Damage Reduction.


Paladins Beta Version 0.46.1707 (March 22, 2017)

  • Ability Ancient Rage.png Ancient Rage
  • No longer grants CC Immunity.


Paladins Beta Version 0.44.1634 (February 22, 2017)

  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • No longer grants bonus damage to your next shot after hitting an enemy with Dredge Anchor.
  • Cards
  • Leviathan
  • Reworked.
  • Renamed to Ebb and Flow.
  • Upon reaching 40% health the Cooldown of Shell Spin is reduced by 25/50/75/100%.
  • Legendary Cards
  • Half Shell
  • [Shell Shield] Shell Shield is now placed on the ground and is not channeled.
  • Leviathan
  • [Armor] Gain 1500 health.
  • Pluck
  • [Dredge Anchor] Gain 80% bonus damage on your first shot after hitting an enemy with Dredge Anchor.


Paladins Beta Version 0.42.1551 (January 25, 2017)

  • General
  • Improved hit calculations on Makoa's Ancient Rage.


Paladins Beta Version 0.39.1450.2 (December 7, 2016)

  • WeaponAttack Makoa Icon.png Cannon
  • Increased damage from 600 to 650.
  • Ability Ancient Rage.png Ancient Rage
  • Increased damage from 600 to 650.


Paladins Beta Version 0.38.1420 (November 21, 2016)

  • WeaponAttack Makoa Icon.png Cannon
  • Improve Makoa's cannon muzzle flash has particles that distract from the traveling projectile.
  • Makoa's cannon projectile impact reads as an explosion, and is difficult to read from distance.


Paladins Beta Version 0.36.1374 (October 27, 2016)

  • WeaponAttack Makoa Icon.png Cannon
  • Increased the distance at which Cannon's damage starts its fall off from 40 to 60 units.
  • Ability Shell Shield.png Shell Shield
  • Shell Shield's channel is now interrupted by hard crowd control effects.


Paladins Beta Version 0.35.1340 (October 13, 2016)

  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Reduced characters sliding when getting hooked by Makoa.


Paladins Beta Version 0.34.1310.4 (September 28, 2016)

  • General
  • Increased Health from 4400 to 4800.
  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Addressed an issue where Makoa could get stuck casting Dredge Anchor.


Paladins Closed Beta Version 0.33.1272 (September 14, 2016)

  • General
  • Fixed an issue where Makoa's footstep sounds would play while mounted.
  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Range Reduced by 20%.
  • Cards
  • *NEW* Salvage
  • [Dredge Anchor] Hitting an enemy with Dredge Anchor generates 1/2/3/4 ammo.
  • *NEW* Strongarm
  • [Dredge Anchor] Reduce the Cooldown of Dredge Anchor by .5/1/1.5/2s.
  • *NEW* Determination
  • [Armor] Gain 7/14/21/28% Crowd Control Reduction.
  • *NEW* Lighter Cannonballs
  • [Weapon] Gain 5/10/15/20% Reload speed.
  • Rip Current
  • Reworked to Carapace
  • [Shell Shield] Increase the Health of Shell Shield by 250/500/750/1000.
  • Sea Legs
  • Reworked.
  • [Dredge Anchor] Gain 6/12/18/24% lifesteal after hitting an enemy with Dredge Anchor.


Paladins Closed Beta Version 0.32.1220.3 (August 18, 2016)

  • Cards
  • Rampage
  • Reworked.
  • [Armor] Gain 8/16/24/32% Movement Speed for 3s after getting an elimination.
  • Harden
  • Reworked.
  • [Dredge Anchor] Gain 5/10/15/20% Damage Reduction for 2s after hitting an enemy with Dredge Anchor.
  • Tidal Grace
  • Reworked.
  • [Shell Shield] Heal for 50/100/150/200 Health per second during Shell Shield.


Paladins Closed Beta Version 0.31.1195.3 (August 10, 2016)

  • WeaponAttack Makoa Icon.png Cannon
  • Damage reduced from 700 → 600.
  • Effective range reduced from 50 → 40.
  • Ability Dredge Anchor.png Dredge Anchor
  • Now interrupts Evie's Soar.
  • Now interrupts Androxus' Drift.
  • Bonus damage increased from 50% → 70%.
  • Ability Ancient Rage.png Ancient Rage
  • Damage reduced from 800 → 600.
  • Cards
  • Barrier Reef
  • Increased the damage required from 2000 → 3000.


Paladins Closed Beta Version 0.30.1193.2 (August 5, 2016)

  • General
  • Movement abilities will no longer remove Crowd Control effects.
  • WeaponAttack Makoa Icon.png Cannon
  • Effective Range reduced from 60 → 50.
  • Ability Ancient Rage.png Ancient Rage
  • Damage reduced from 900 → 800.


Paladins Closed Beta Version 0.30.1190.2 (August 4, 2016)

  • Makoa has been added to the game.



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